NORTH STAFFS BRANCH OF THE CLASSICAL ASSOCIATION


Our Lady of the Assumption, Swynnerton - Altar dedication

Altar dedication to Maria Teresa Fitzherbert. A suggested translation follows.


Altar dedication, Our Lady of the Assumption, Swynnerton - Photo © Anne Musgrave 2006


+  ORATE : PRO : ANIMA : MARI∆ : TERES∆
FITZHERBERT
: HUJUS : ECCLESI∆
FUNDATRICIS : IN : CUJUS : MEMORIAM : HOC
ALTARE : A : FILIIS : POSITUM : FUIT A[NNO]. D[OMINI] : 1880 . +


+  PRAY FOR THE SOUL OF MARIA TERESA
FITZHERBERT
FOUNDER OF THIS CHURCH
IN WHOSE MEMORY THIS
ALTAR WAS PUT HERE BY HER SONS IN THE YEAR OF THE LORD 1880 +


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